Ukraine has warned that more than 550 civilians are trapped in the Russian-besieged mining town of Soledor.

Volunteers help evacuate people in Soledar (REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne).

Total 559 civilians Including 15 minors between the ages of seven and 15 SolderCity in area Donetsk Heavy fighting continues, according to Ukrainian officials.

In television reports collected by the agency unitedHead of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavlo KyrilenkoThe people who continue in Soledar Necessary food and hygiene items.

He pointed out that seven people were evacuated this Friday from Soledar, a regional community of 20,000 people.

As soon as we get a chance to go there for our getaway, of course we will.”, Kyrylenko emphasized when referring to the residents staying at Soledar.

Russia announced that assault units of the Wagner mercenary group had captured Soledar, but Ukrainian forces denied this, saying heavy fighting continued.

Smoke in the Russian destination of Soledar in recent days (REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne)
Smoke in the Russian destination of Soledar in recent days (REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne)

According to Serhiy CherevatyA spokesman for the Eastern Group of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said Russian troops are trying to capture Soledor in order to advance deeper into the Donetsk region.

In another line, many Explosions Heard this Saturday morning kyivAccording to journalists from the capital of Ukraine, news agency AFP. FUkrainian officials said Attacks targeting critical infrastructure.

“A missile attack against key infrastructure facilities” is taking place in Kew, the deputy head of the Ukrainian presidential office said. Kirill Tymoshenko In Telegram, while mayor of the capital, Vitali KlitschkoOutbreaks have been reported in the district Dnibrovsky He also urged residents to “stay in shelters”.

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In another message on Telegram, Klitschko A few missile fragments fell in the non-residential area of ​​the district HolozevskyThere were no casualties.

Shortly after the news, authorities issued a flight alert for the capital and the region of the same name.

Fighting continues in Soledar (Reuters)
Fighting continues in Soledar (Reuters)

From October and after a series Military setbacksRussia has chosen Systematically attack Ukrainian strategic infrastructures.

Ukraine’s energy services are working hard to repair the power grid as winter progresses.

Several blasts were reported in the city this morning as well ZaporizhiaAccording to the Secretary of the Mayor’s Office, Anatoly Gurdaev. “In the morning, the enemy attacked Zaporizhia again. Information about explosions heard by citizens is clarified,” he wrote.

Meanwhile, the Mayor Kharkiv, Igor DerekovIt reported a Russian attack with two S-300 missiles against infrastructure in the city’s industrial district and said it was unclear whether there were casualties and damage.

Head of Regional Military Administration KharkivOleh Sinehubov announced new attacks in the region.

(With information from EFE and AFP)

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